We will arrange the departure times with you individually depending on your flights to and from Ethiopia.
Airfare within Ethiopia
Day 1: Arrival in Addis Ababa
Upon arrival in Addis Ababa, You will be greeted with the company representative at the airport and transferred to hotel. (Depending on your arrival time we can arrange afternoon or after hour city tour)
Day 2: Awash
Drive from Addis Ababa to Awash Town, which is located in the central part of the rift valley system 250 km from Addis Ababa, the best place to familiarize with the weather and meet the Kereyu people a step into a quieter, calmer and more natural world enjoy swimming the natural hot spring. Overnight: Genet Hotel
Day 3: Semera
Drive from Awash National Park to Samara the capital city of the Afar regional state, on the way enjoy the beautiful landscape. Here we will finish some paper works- permits for the visit then we continue to a small town called Logia for An overnight stay at a local hotel.
Day 4: Afdera
We drive to Afdera. P.M facilitate the permit paper from the regional tourist office. Here some more people, who are important for our trip, will accompany us. Overnight: local hotel
Day 5: Drive to Dodem then walks to Erta Alle
Drive from Afdera to Dodom. At Dodum we will start walk to the Erta Alle Volcanic hills (613 meters above sea level) which is 15kms one way. We arrive to Erta Alle around mid night and walk to see the volcanic eruption; the eruption is so colorful and spectacular. We will camp nearby the eruption considering the direction of the wind because of the volcanic acid which is not good for health, anytime any one can see or take a picture. To get Best pictures of the volcano will be a night shooting. Overnight: camping Erta Alle
Day 6: Erta Alle
The whole day wonder around Erta Alle. Overnight: camping
Day 7: Ahemed Lalle
This day we will walk back the 15 kms from Earta Alle back to Dodum and meet the vehicles. Then drive to Ahemed Lale. Overnight: camping at Ahemed Lale
Day 8: Berhaile
Drive to the Lake Asale, salty Lake and visit the salt workers and the merchant from the highland the salt market and the lake and proceed 17 km to Dalol and enjoy the spectacular view and small hill which is colorful by hot spring in several places. The hot spring out with the sulfurs, potash and salt it forms spectacular formation. Then After drive back to Berhaile for an overnight stay, camping.
Day 9: Mekele
Drive from Berhaile to Mekele-the capital of Tigray region on the way visit the Afar village over the escarpment of the Great Rift Valley to the western highland. Overnight: Mekele Axum Hotel
Day 10: Fly Back to Addis Ababa
Fly from Mekele to Addis Ababa. The rest of the day, sightseeing in Addis Ababa. Evening we will dine a fare well dinner then after transfer to the air port for your flight back home.